Adeline Walker (1923 - 2008)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section P Row E Site 37,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Seattle, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Coast Guard
Rank attained: AMM1C
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1923 - In the year that Adeline Walker was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1929 - By the time she was only 6 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

1957 - She was 34 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1980 - She was 57 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1997 - Adeline was 74 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Adeline Walker passed away on February 11, 2008 at age 84. No cause of death has been listed. She was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section P Row E Site 37, Kent, Wa. She was born on April 11, 1923. There is no information about Adeline's immediate family. We know that Adeline Walker had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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